30 Free Museum Days and More Free Admission Activities with Kids in Miami & South Florida

Photo courtesy of the Manatee Lagoon Facebook page
Photo courtesy of the Manatee Lagoon Facebook page

What's better than a day at a museum? A FREE museum day! If you have a large family, museum tickets can add up fast—which gets particularly frustrating if you then need to beat a hasty retreat to avoid a meltdown. The Miami and Fort Lauderdale area has some great museums and parks that offer monthly or even weekly free days or evenings, and we have collected a list for easy reference. We've also included some terrific free weekly storytimes, free monthly craft workshops, free STEM programs, and free family concert series that you'll want on your calendar. Plus you can find more ideas for free things to do in our South Florida & Miami Free Activities Guide.

So bring the extended family, meet friends, or check out a place you have never been before—all without paying admission. And if there's a meltdown? At least it's free.

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Places featured in this article:


Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami

Carpenter House at Hollywood North Beach Park

Lake Worth Beach and Casino Complex

Boca Raton Public Library-Downtown Library
Preschool Story Time at The Four Arts
Rovensky Building – 2nd Floor - 10:30 AM Pick
Ripe "Red"land Festival
The Berry Farms - 10:00 AM Pick
Wild Kratts: Creature Power
Museum of Discovery and Science - 12:00 PM Pick
Pixar Putt in Fort Lauderdale
Las Olas Oceanside Park - 3:00 PM Pick
Eyes to the Skies
Sugar Sand Park - 7:00 PM Pick
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